- KOSTANAY REGION
- PASSPORT OF THE REGION
In Kostanay region, the value of foreign trade for the period from January to August 2018 amounted to $ 1,836.4 million, an increase of 41.3% to the level of the corresponding period of the past year (for the period from January to August of 2017, it is amounted to $ 1,299,3 million).
In the structure of volume of trade, exports account for 54.4%, the share of import operations accounts for 45.6%. Compared to the same period in 2017 ($ 629.9 million), exports of the region increased by 58.5% and amounted to $ 998.3 million. Imports amounted to $ 838.1 million, increased by 25.2% (for the period from January to August of 2017 – $ 669.4 million).
Compared to the same period last year, in exports of the region, grain volume is increased 4.3 times ($ 208.3 million), flour volume by 9.4% ($ 119.7 million), asbestos volume decreased by 1.5% ($ 38.6 million), while exports of iron ore products increased by 26.1% ($ 385.1 million).
The main countries to which exports are carried out: Russia (share 33.4% or $ 333.4 million), Afghanistan (11.9% or $ 119.4 million), Uzbekistan (10.9% or $ 108.6 million), Iran (3.9% or $ 39.1 million) and China (15% or $ 149.9 million).
Goods that are mostly not produced in the district imports to the region. In imports, compared to the same period last year, the volume of deliveries of ferrous metals products increased 2.2 times ($ 143.8 million), sugar and confectioneries increased 2.3 times ($ 32.0 million) and vehicles by 22.4% ($ 171.6 million), equipment and mechanical devices by 19.5% ($ 185.2 million).